Cinnamon Cookies

From: (Sharon Curtis)
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1993 19:21:44 GMT

Ingredients (stick to one set of measurements):

225g    8oz       2 cups        self raising (self rising) flour
1/2 tsp 1/2 tsp   1/2 tsp       bicarbonate of (baking) soda
1 tsp   1 tsp     1 tsp         ground cinnamon
100g    4oz       1 st / 8tbsp  butter
100g    4oz       2/3 cup       soft (light) brown sugar
1 tsp   1 tsp     1 tsp         lemon juice
1 tsp   1 tsp     1 tsp         orange juice
1       1         1             egg, separated
2 tbsp  2 tbsp    2 tbsp        caster (granulated) sugar


Sift the flour, soda and 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon into a bowl. Rub
in the butter, then stir in the brown sugar. Add the juices, egg yolk
and enough of the egg white to make a dough.
Roll out the dough thinly and cut into 5cm/2" rounds. Place on greased
baking sheets. Brush with the rest of the egg white, lightly beaten.
Mix the white sugar with the remaining cinnamon and sprinkle on top.
Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (190C/375F/GM5) for 15 to 20 mins.

Makes about 50.


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